Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2002

 
Table 5.D1 Percentage distribution of recipients, by marital status, sex of nonmarried persons, and age
Asset income (dollars) All units Married couples Nonmarried persons
Total Men Women
55–61 62–64 65 or
older
55–61 62–64 65 or
older
55–61 62–64 65 or
older
55–61 62–64 65 or
older
55–61 62–64 65 or
older
Total percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Less than 250 33.3 30.8 25.1 29.9 27.6 19.9 39.7 36.2 29.8 34.7 30.1 26.5 42.6 39.1 31.0
250–499 10.2 9.3 8.5 10.4 10.0 7.6 9.8 8.0 9.3 8.1 8.5 10.5 10.7 7.9 8.9
500–749 7.6 7.4 6.0 7.8 6.4 6.2 7.1 9.2 5.8 6.8 10.0 6.1 7.2 8.8 5.7
750–999 3.9 4.3 3.4 4.6 5.4 4.1 2.5 2.5 2.7 3.0 1.2 1.7 2.2 3.2 3.1
1,000–1,499 6.8 5.8 6.3 6.3 5.3 6.0 7.7 6.7 6.6 10.7 9.5 6.0 6.0 5.4 6.7
1,500–1,999 4.1 4.3 4.1 4.6 4.3 4.0 3.3 4.2 4.1 2.1 3.7 3.4 4.0 4.5 4.3
2,000–2,499 3.1 3.5 4.7 2.9 2.8 4.9 3.3 4.8 4.6 2.2 5.9 3.6 3.9 4.3 5.0
2,500–2,999 2.3 2.1 2.6 2.0 2.2 2.3 2.8 1.9 2.8 4.2 3.1 2.3 2.0 1.3 3.0
3,000–3,999 4.4 5.9 5.2 4.3 5.2 5.2 4.5 7.1 5.3 4.4 5.6 6.2 4.5 7.8 5.0
4,000–4,999 2.6 3.2 4.7 2.8 4.0 5.3 2.1 1.8 4.2 2.1 0.2 2.5 2.1 2.6 4.8
5,000–9,999 9.3 9.6 11.8 10.4 11.1 13.0 7.1 6.9 10.7 7.3 6.2 10.9 7.0 7.2 10.6
10,000–14,999 4.4 3.9 5.4 4.8 4.5 6.3 3.6 2.8 4.5 5.0 3.2 5.7 2.8 2.6 4.0
15,000–19,999 2.2 1.8 3.2 2.5 2.0 3.7 1.8 1.4 2.7 2.9 3.5 3.4 1.2 0.3 2.5
20,000–24,999 1.4 1.9 1.9 1.6 2.1 2.4 1.0 1.6 1.4 1.6 3.4 2.2 0.6 0.7 1.1
25,000–29,999 0.6 1.0 1.1 0.8 1.2 1.7 0 0.6 0.6 0 0.7 0.5 0 0.6 0.6
30,000–34,999 0.6 1.4 1.1 0.8 1.7 1.5 0.1 1.1 0.7 0 0.3 1.3 0.1 1.4 0.5
35,000–39,999 0.2 0.1 0.5 0.3 0.1 0.7 0.2 0.1 0.3 0 0 0.5 0.3 0.1 0.2
40,000–44,999 0.1 0.4 0.5 0.2 0.6 0.6 0 0.1 0.4 0 0 0.5 0 0.2 0.4
45,000–49,999 0.1 0 0.2 0.1 0 0.4 0 0 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0.2
50,000 or more 3.0 3.4 3.8 2.8 3.7 4.2 3.5 2.9 3.4 4.9 5.1 6.3 2.6 1.8 2.3
Median income (dollars) 696 860 1,531 842 1,000 2,118 500 616 1,157 800 1,000 1,461 390 523 1,028
Number (thousands) 8,683 2,627 14,536 5,683 1,658 6,980 3,000 968 7,555 1,099 314 1,963 1,902 655 5,592
 
Table 5.D2 Percentage distribution of recipients, by marital status and quintiles of total money income
Asset income (dollars) All units Married couples Nonmarried persons
First Second Third Fourth Fifth First Second Third Fourth Fifth First Second Third Fourth Fifth
Total percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Less than 250 53.0 43.3 26.5 20.9 11.1 38.0 28.2 20.4 15.3 10.7 53.9 49.8 41.1 24.8 13.2
250–499 9.0 13.1 11.4 8.1 4.4 14.5 11.0 7.0 6.6 4.0 10.0 11.1 12.0 10.5 5.8
500–749 10.5 7.5 6.5 6.6 3.2 12.5 6.5 9.0 4.3 2.9 11.3 8.8 6.9 5.0 3.4
750–999 3.3 3.4 3.6 4.0 2.6 3.4 8.3 4.3 2.6 2.7 3.2 4.1 2.6 2.3 2.5
1,000–1,499 5.8 8.7 7.0 6.1 4.9 9.7 5.9 6.5 6.0 4.2 4.7 7.8 8.1 6.7 5.4
1,500–1,999 3.3 4.3 6.1 4.2 2.5 4.1 5.5 5.3 4.7 1.5 4.9 2.7 4.9 6.4 1.9
2,000–2,499 6.7 5.0 4.4 4.9 4.1 4.7 5.4 5.2 5.5 3.7 3.2 8.3 5.2 3.9 3.8
2,500–2,999 1.6 2.4 3.4 2.6 2.2 1.5 2.7 2.3 3.5 1.1 2.5 1.0 3.4 3.7 2.6
3,000–3,999 2.1 4.4 7.2 6.3 4.2 3.2 6.6 6.0 5.2 4.3 2.2 2.1 6.0 7.7 4.9
4,000–4,999 1.5 2.9 5.6 6.3 4.4 3.0 5.6 6.3 5.9 4.7 1.6 0.9 3.8 5.8 4.9
5,000–9,999 3.1 4.1 14.6 15.7 12.5 4.3 11.5 17.0 15.6 12.0 2.4 3.0 5.4 17.6 13.3
10,000–14,999 0.1 0.7 3.2 7.8 8.5 0.9 2.4 7.6 9.0 7.7 0.1 0.4 0.6 4.9 9.1
15,000–19,999 0 0 0.5 3.8 7.0 0.3 0.4 2.5 5.2 7.0 0 0 0 0.7 7.9
20,000–24,999 0 0 0 1.9 4.6 0 0 0.2 4.5 4.9 0 0 0 0 4.3
25,000–29,999 0 0 0 0.3 3.4 0 0 0.1 2.2 4.1 0 0 0 0 1.8
30,000–34,999 0 0 0 0.4 3.4 0 0 0.2 2.0 3.8 0 0 0 0 2.2
35,000–39,999 0 0 0 0.1 1.7 0 0 0 1.1 1.9 0 0 0 0 1.0
40,000–44,999 0 0 0 0 1.6 0 0 0 0.7 1.5 0 0 0 0 1.3
45,000–49,999 0 0 0 0 0.8 0 0 0 0 1.4 0 0 0 0 0.4
50,000 or more 0 0 0 0 12.5 0 0 0 0 15.9 0 0 0 0 10.4
Median income (dollars) 243 321 1,086 2,000 6,775 476 800 1,600 3,254 9,140 243 257 386 1,542 5,260
Number (thousands) 1,187 2,124 3,084 3,786 4,355 767 1,195 1,539 1,638 1,841 579 978 1,511 2,051 2,436
NOTE: Quintile limits are $9,721, $15,181, $23,880, and $40,982 for all units; $18,648, $27,744, $39,000, and $63,108 for married couples; and $7,892, $11,448, $15,638, and $24,855 for nonmarried persons.